London based, award winning architects with a reputation for originality. Current projects such as the Naples Subway demonstrate their ability to design within the constraints of a highly complex underground site. Levete founded Amanda Levete Architects following a 20 year partnership with the late Jan Kaplicky at the highly influential Future Systems practice.
Amanda Levete Architects - Winner
Heneghan.peng work at a range of scales from domestic to landscape and urban masterplans. Founded in 1999 in New York, the practice relocated to Dublin in 2001. The practice has a history of producing competition-winning designs, including the Grand Museum of Egypt in Giza, a pedestrian bridge for the Olympic Park in London and the School of Architecture at the University of Greenwich.
Jamie Fobert Architects has experience of gallery projects creating extensions for both Tate St. Ives and Kettle's Yard in Cambridge. The practice works within historic environments and has won a competition to design Charleston Barns with Julian Harrap Architects. The practice, based in London, was established in 1996 and has completed projects across residential, commercial and cultural sectors.
Based in Tokyo, the award winning Jun Aoki Associates was established in 1991. The practice mainly works in Japan. Recent projects include the Aomori Museum of Art, in Aomori and the wedding chapel, 'White Chapel' in Osaka. The practice works across the residential, retail and cultural sectors.
Founded in 1995 by Michael Maltzan, MMA is an architecture, landscape and urban design practice based in Los Angeles. The practice works across sectors from cultural, educational to retail and masterplanning projects, and has won numerous awards in the U.S. Recent projects include The Playa Vista Central Park in Los Angeles and the temporary home for MOMA in Queens.
Michael Maltzan Architecture (MMA)
Snøhetta has teamed up with Gareth Hoskins Architects for its submission. Snøhetta has a track record of delivering world class arts and cultural buildings, including the Oslo Opera House. Snøhetta was established in 1989 after winning the international design competition for the Alexandria Library in Egypt and is based in Oslo. Gareth Hoskins Architects is an award winning practice based in Glasgow and has developed a reputation for innovative public projects. Many of their projects involve the redevelopment of sensitive, often historically important listed buildings, including projects for the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Snøhetta & Hoskins
Tony Fretton Architects was founded in 1982 and is now headed by directors Tony Fretton and Jim McKinney. Based in London, the award winning practice has established an international reputation for creating arts spaces including the Lisson Gallery, London. Their most significant project to date, the Fuglsang Kunstmuseum, was short-listed for the Sterling Prize 2009.